Canadian Foreign Minister Lawrence Cannon says G8 ministers have called for greater pressure on Iran to halt its suspect uranium enrichment program.
Award-winning Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi has not yet been officially charged a month after his arrest, his wife tells RFE/RL’s Radio Farda.
In its new report, “Death Sentences and Executions in 2009,” Amnesty International cites Iran as one of the worst offenders worldwide in imposing the death penalty.
Iran says a diplomat kidnapped in northwestern Pakistan has been freed.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says China will play a role in passing fresh UN sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program.
Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan said sanctions are "not a healthy path and...the best route is diplomacy."
RFE/RL asked young Iranians living in Berlin to describe their connection to their home country and their sense of national identity.
From the 14th-century satirical poet Obeyd Zakani to Forugh Farrokhzad, one of Iran's most famous 20th-century female poets, hundreds of writers, poets, historians, and thinkers are banned or censored.
Foreign ministers of the Group of Eight leading industrialized nations are meeting in Canada for talks expected to focus on Iran's controversial nuclear program.
A group of prisoners at Tehran's Evin prison have written an open letter in which they reject government allegations of them having links with foreign countries or political parties.
Experts on Iran's economy say that its foreign policy is undermining its domestic economic health.
The New York Times reports Tehran may be planning to build more uranium enrichment sites, defying international demands.